Aha Media Group writer Teri Cettina switched roles, from health copywriter to patient, when she was diagnosed with stage IV pancreatic cancer in 2018. When I was first diagnosed with cancer, the doctor in the ER gently handed me a piece of paper with a surgeon’s name on it. “This is the best pancreatic surgeon… Read more
The beginning of the year is a great time to look back. I love rereading our content from the previous year to see what topics and healthcare marketing blogs resonated with our audience. Some of our biggest hits delved into hospital social media, physician bios and writing about sensitive healthcare issues. Fortunately, we conducted webinars… Read more
Think beyond medical specialties and office locations: Your physician bios can be an integral part of your healthcare marketing strategy and even bring in new patients — if you do them right. As a healthcare marketer, you should craft a smart and efficient physician bio strategy by figuring out what patients want. Which is …… Read more
Imagine this scenario: You recently moved across the state with your husband. You know one of you is going to catch a cold or flu bug sooner rather than later, and you’ll need a doctor on standby. But you have no one in this new city you can ask for a rec. So how do… Read more
It’s one of our most challenging jobs: How do we capture the essence of a treating physician while conveying expertise, experience and most of all trust? At Aha Media Group, we’ve been writing physician bios for 10 years. We polled our writers to better understand their approach to these projects. The overwhelming theme? The importance of humanizing your doctors. We’ll show you how we make this happen.
More than 90 percent of Americans consider choosing a doctor a major life decision. Word of mouth is still a primary influencer, but consumers are now seeking those “words” online. In fact, nearly half of consumers are going online to research doctors before seeking care. Make it easy for them to find what they’re looking… Read more